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Fincharn,cairn north east of

A Scheduled Monument in Mid Argyll, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1823 / 56°10'56"N

Longitude: -5.382 / 5°22'55"W

OS Eastings: 190206

OS Northings: 704000

OS Grid: NM902040

Mapcode National: GBR FD2C.RKC

Mapcode Global: WH1JQ.9VDY

Entry Name: Fincharn,cairn NE of

Scheduled Date: 9 October 1992

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM5421

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: cairn (type uncertain)

Location: Glassary

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Mid Argyll

Traditional County: Argyllshire

Description

1847-58, George Rae, architect. 2-storey basement and attic,

ashlar and slate; partly with later shops.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance because of its potential to provide information about late Neolithic or Bronze Age burial practice and other contemporary activity, for example from the old ground surface which it is likely to seal.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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